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How Nutrition Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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How Nutrition Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

The number of incidences of breast cancer has been increasing across the globe.  Researchers are studying the reasons for this alarming spike in numbers. Some say it may just be that due to the availability and accessibility of advanced screening facilities, breast cancer is detected earlier and in more number of patients. There are also…

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Holistic Ways to Stay Drug Free After Treatment

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Holistic Ways to Stay Drug Free After Treatment

After completing a drug treatment program, your goal is no longer getting through the first steps of recovery. You want to stay drug free for the rest of your life. That means you need to find ways to fight the cravings or situations that tempt you to abuse drugs. Holistic solutions can help after you…

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Top Tips For Promoting Healthiness In The Office

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Top Tips For Promoting Healthiness In The Office

Photo by: shoothead Supply your employee break room, kitchen or cafeteria with complimentary or low-cost healthy snacks. Not all foods are equal, but some foods have been proven to boost memory, cognition, mood and creative thinking. Make sure your employees have daily access to some or all of the following brain-boosting snacks: Fresh berries (contain…

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Everything You Need to Know About Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Everything You Need to Know About Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of people in the industrialized world. Despite the fact that so many people die from cardiovascular disease every year, less than 20% of people that survive a heart attack or coronary bypass surgery participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program. If you have had heart trouble in the past, a…

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Diet and Hair Loss: Top Nutrients for Healthy Hair

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Diet and Hair Loss: Top Nutrients for Healthy Hair

Some types of hair loss are permanent and there is really not too much you can do from a lifestyle standpoint—your only options may be products and procedures designed to stimulate new growth. But, for many people, however, excessive hair loss is not destined by the genes, but the result of outside factors such as…

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How to Stick to a Weight Loss Plan

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How to Stick to a Weight Loss Plan

Losing weight is difficult, especially if you have more than 10 pounds to lose.  One of the hardest things about losing weight – and keeping it off – is that we of course must eat in order to live. If you give up tobacco or alcohol, you can go the rest of your life avoiding…

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Dietary Sources of Minerals

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Dietary Sources of Minerals

Everyone knows they’re supposed to get their minerals, but not everyone knows how. Some minerals like iron, and calcium, are well-known. Their benefits, and the repercussions of being deficient in them, are practically common knowledge. Other minerals, are less understood, making it easy to not acquire the recommended amount through diet. Minerals are best absorbed…

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7 Simple Tips for Staying Mentally and Physically Fit After 60

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7 Simple Tips for Staying Mentally and Physically Fit After 60

For many adults, the notion of turning 60 comes with mixed emotions. On one hand, you’re probably looking forward to the freedom that comes with retiring. However, your zest for life might be hampered by your declining physical and mental state. You might find yourself struggling with tasks — from climbing stairs to finishing the…

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3 Tips For Easing Inflammation Through Diet

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3 Tips For Easing Inflammation Through Diet

You hear a lot about inflammation and its negative effects on the body; it is not all bad, though, and actually serves a useful purpose in the body. But, when it is chronic and excessive, it can wreak all sorts of havoc in the body ranging from the narrowing of blood vessels to triggering flare-ups…

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What’s So Healthy about Greek Cuisine

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What’s So Healthy about Greek Cuisine

You may have heard about the notorious sprees of Greeks when they have an occasion to celebrate, or even when there isn’t one. Music and dancing is a must at every feast in Greece since it makes the cheerful atmosphere even more festive. But have you heard that traditional Greek cuisine is the healthiest for…

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